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CONSTRUCTING THE TEAM by Sir Michael Latham Joint Review of Procurement and Contractual Arrangements in the United Kingdom Construction Industry Final Report July 1994 © Crown copyright 1994 Applications for reproduction should be made to HMSO First published 1994 ISBN 0 11 752994 X Designed by Design, Drawing and Print Services DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT Foreword Constructing the Team ................................................. v Executive Summary ..............................................vii Chapter One Introduction and the Role ofClients ................................................1 Chapter Two General Comments on the Economic Background…show more content…
I have been immensely helped by many people, and especially by Deborah Bronnert of the Department of the Environment, to whom I am particularly grateful. But shortcomings or mistakes in this Report are my fault alone. Some recommendations are radical. The participants in the construction process can react in three ways to them. They can refuse to have anything to do with the Report. That would be a pity. The problems would remain, but the goodwill to tackle them, which has been growing dramatically over the last twelve months, would be lost. They can pick out the sections which suit them and reject the rest. If everyone does that, nothing will happen. Or, hopefully, they can try to make the package work, through the implementation structures which the Report recommends. They can set about Constructing the Team. The time to choose has arrived. The construction process cannot wait 30 years for another Banwell or 50 years for another Simon. ’ Michael Latham July, 1994 v Constructing the Team Executive Summary 1. Previous reports on the construction industry have either been implemented incompletely, or the problems have persisted. The opportunity which exists now must not be missed (Chapter 1, paragraph 1.10). Implementation begins with clients. The Department of the Environment should be designated by Ministers as lead Department for implementing any recommendations of the Report which Ministers accept. Government should commit itself to being
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